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Catonia nava - No Common Name



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Taxonomy
Family: ACHILIDAE
Identification
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Description: A dark and distinctive Catonia. It is a mostly bicolored species, with prominent black wings with pale, grayish bases; the border between the gray and black is crescent-shaped. The thorax and head are mottled black and white/gray, and the underside of the body and legs are very dark. The face is very dark, with a prominent lower, broad black band, a bold white band, and a mottled upper dark band, paler than the lower black band. This is a large species, typically about 6 mm long or larger. (UDEL)
Distribution in North Carolina
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Distribution: Eastern and central United States; also Ontario (UDEL)
Abundance: Scattered records across the state; possibly more abundant in the right habitat, uncommon.
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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Has been found near and within mixed hardwood forest.
Plant Associates: Cornus sp. (dogwood), Platanus sp. (sycamore), Acer sp. (maple) (UDEL)
Behavior: Can be attracted at night with a light.
Comment:
Status: Native

Species Photo Gallery for Catonia nava No Common Name

Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood, open forest near lake edge
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood, open forest near lake edge
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood, open forest near lake edge
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood, open forest near lake edge
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood, open forest near lake edge
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn, Paul Scharf
Warren Co.
Comment: mixed hardwood, open forest near lake edge
Photo by: T. DeSantis
Camden Co.
Comment: DISW - ID'ed by Lois O'Brien via BugGuide.net
Photo by: Kyle Kittelberger, Brian Bockhahn
Rockingham Co.
Comment: grassy area near mixed hardwood forest and a pond
Photo by: Harry Wilson
Wake Co.
Comment: unid_planthopper
Photo by: Randy L Emmitt
Orange Co.
Comment: lights inside a hardwood fprest.
Photo by: Ken Kneidel
Yancey Co.
Comment: Mid-afternoon.
Photo by: Ken Kneidel
Yancey Co.
Comment: Mid-afternoon.
Photo by: Ken Kneidel
Yancey Co.
Comment: Mid-afternoon.
Photo by: B. Bockhahn
Stokes Co.
Comment:
Photo by: T. DeSantis
Durham Co.
Comment: ENRI
Photo by: Randy Emmitt
Orange Co.
Comment: on moth sheet near lights
Photo by: Randy Emmitt
Orange Co.
Comment: UV light
Photo by: Randy Emmitt
Orange Co.
Comment: UV light